Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable.

Globe artichoke

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No relation of the tuber-like Jerusalem artichoke, the globe artichoke is considered to be the



The cabbage, or brassica, family is huge, and includes everything from the familiar red, white or

Spring onion

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Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested b

Runner bean

Run-ner beens

Runner beans have been growing in South America for over 2,000 years, and are a popular garden ve



Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it can

Fennel bulb

Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour leave

New potatoes

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New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture.

Broad bean

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A member of the legume family, broad beans are pretty hardy and adaptable - they grow in most soi



Although it's technically a fruit (a berry, to be exact), the aubergine is used as a vegetabl


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